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New anthrax test proven to be accurate and very quick

Federal health officials have announced the approval of a new and faster blood test to diagnose anthrax. Previous tests took about 4 hours. Research showed the test to be 100% accurate with a chance of false positive at less than 1%.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by CIDRAP

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About: New anthrax test proven to be accurate and very quick

Date: 7 June 2004

Source: CIDRAP

URL: http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/cidrap/content/bt/anthrax/news/jun0704anthrax.html

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